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The Mayo Clinic breast cancer book / Lynn C. Hartmann, Charles L. Loprinzi, medical editors.

Contributor(s): Hartmann, Lynn C | Loprinzi, Charles L | Mayo Clinic.
Series: Nancy Floyd Haworth Foundation collection: Publisher: Intercourse, PA : Good Books, c2012Edition: 1st ed.Description: viii, 453 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781561487721.Other title: Breast cancer book.Subject(s): Breast -- Cancer -- Diagnosis | Breast -- Cancer -- Genetic aspects | Breast -- Cancer -- Patients -- Anecdotes | Breast -- Cancer -- TreatmentDDC classification: 616.99/449
Contents:
Cancer basics. When cancer strikes ; Understanding cancer -- Breast cancer. An overview ; Making sense of risk statistics ; Hereditary breast cancer ; Preventing breast cancer ; The latest on screening ; Diagnosing breast cancer ; Precancerous conditions ; ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) ; Treating invasive breast cancer ; Breast reconstruction ; Special situations ; Follow-up and surveillance ; If the cancer comes back ; Treating advanced breast cancer ; Ovarian cancer : what you should know ; Uterine cancer : what you should know -- Life after a cancer diagnosis. Feelings and emotions ; Treatment side effects ; Complementary therapies ; Survivorship ; Making the transition to supportive care ; For partners.
Summary: Covers all aspects of breast cancer, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, medication, alternative remedies, coping mechanisms, and communicating with children.
List(s) this item appears in: Nancy Floyd Haworth Foundation
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Paperback Paperback West Bookmobile
In West Office
600-699 616.99 MAY 2012 4/14 Available 30902000255803
Total holds: 0

Purchase of this book made possible by a grant from the Nancy Floyd Haworth Foundation, Albuquerque, NM.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 413-416) and index.

Covers all aspects of breast cancer, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, medication, alternative remedies, coping mechanisms, and communicating with children.

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